Manali, is located in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 2,050m in the valley of Beas river. It is a small beautiful town and on the ancient trade route to Ladakh. It is a popular tourist destination and serves as the gateway to Lahaul & Spiti district and Leh. As it lies in the higher altitudes it attracts tourists in summers and winter. Famed for activities like rafting, river crossing, paragliding. It offers accommodation for both luxury. and the adventurous traveller. Enroute to Ladakh, this hill station is flooded with tourists from Delhi and North India during the summers and offers Commercial Filmmakers, Underwater Photographers, Explainer Videos, and Video Production Houses in India beautiful locations to shoot.
RECOMMENDED PLACES FOR FILM PRODUCTION IN MANALI, INDIA
Rohtang Pass: The pass lies in the eastern hills of the Pir Panjal Range. The pass lies at a picturesque location with the rivers Beas and Chenab that lies to the southern and northern side of the pass. It is famous for its picturesque views of the valley and various hidden waterfalls. A must visit for Commercial Filmmakers, Documentary Filmmakers and Adventure and Travel Photographers looking to shoot their next project.
Hidimba Temple: Situated atop a hillock the temple is dedicated to Rakshasa Hidimba, the wife of Pandava Bhima. The temple is surrounded by thick deodar forests and offers a panoramic view to shoot Commercial Films, Fashion Photography and Documentary Films. The temple structure is built in a distinctive architectural style thats a blend of Indian architecture and Buddhist monasteries.The temple is ideal to shoot by Travel Photographers. The structure is made wood. The temple also pays tribute to Ghatotkacha, the son of Bhima and Hidimba, a hero of the Mahabharatha war.The only one of its kind to pay homage to Hidimba and Ghatotkacha and hence frequented by Documentary Filmmakers.
Solang Valley: Popularly called ‘Snow Point’ the place offers vantage point for Commercial Filmmakers, Documentary Filmmakers and Television Commercial Filmmakers. Host to various winter adventure sports like skiing, parachuting and paragliding the Solang Valley is located at an average altitude of 2,560 meters above sea level. It is one of the favourite trekking hotspots in the region. The views from the point are magnificent and give views to snow capped peaks and glaciers that can be ably shot by seasoned Commercial Filmmakers and Documentary Filmmakers.
Chandrakhani Pass and the Parvati Valley: At an height of 3600 meters, nestled in the Parvati Valley, the Chandrakhani pass is a favourite for mountains and valleys in the backdrop for Fashion Photography, Commercial Filmmaking and Documentary Filmmaking.
Malana: A village in Kullu, its a paradigm shift from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life we live daily. Ideal for Commercial Filmmakers, Documentary Filmmakers, Corporate Videos and Fashion Photographers, the village has around 200-300 stone roof houses sheltering 1500 people.
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